DOGS IN THE HOOD brings us a new concept in family entertainment. Clever lyrics,
great musicians, many musical styles and comedy are combined to bring joy to you with family fun for the holidays.
This CD celebrates how our beloved canine friends view the holiday season, and shows us how dogs have become part
of our family holiday history.
Wonderfully fun holiday music in every style genre from jazz to rap to classical to country.
OREEN ZEITLIN created DOGS IN THE HOOD in 1996, and in 1997 she recorded Hot! Hot! Hot! as well as Also Bark Zarathustra
and the Beethoven K9th Symphony. She wrote stories of dogs and parody songs after rescuing her beloved Canaan Dog
MAZAL, who found MS. ZEITLIN on Abraham Lincoln Street in Jerusalem. After receiving her passport, MAZAL traveled
back to the United States. While living in New York City, this special dog learned to team up with the other members
of the dog pack in the city’s Riverside Park. There she met and socialized with hundreds of dogs of every breed
We learn about these unique canines on DOGS IN THE HOOD: A HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA, a debut CD. MAZAL is the wise
sage doggie. She always comes up with the most ingenious solutions to problems. We invite you to meet each of the
DOGS IN THE HOOD and learn about their quirky personalities as well as their personal machinations and triumphs.
OREEN ZEITLIN, Creator, Producer and Performer, is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She has attended the
Eastman School of Music and the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with Opera Orchestra
of New York and has appeared on NPR National Radio, HBO, WBAI and WNYC Radio Stations. She is listed as one of
the best American singers of Wagnerian Opera by the prestigious New York Wagner Society. She is a dog afficionado
and her friends think she should be a stand up comic.
MS. ZEITLIN teamed up with the very talented IAN FINKEL as her musical director and arranger. Aside from being
the world’s best mallet instrument player (Xylophone, vibes, marimba), MR. FINKEL is internationally renowned as
a composer, arranger and professional writer of entertainment shows for stars such as Michael Feinstein. He has
composed musical scores for both film and television. And talent comes from talent. He is the son of actor FYVUSH
FINKEL of Fox TV’s BOSTON PUBLIC, who also appears as guest artist on this CD.
JENNIFER BERMAN, Cartoonist, brings us visual delights as illustrator of our canine characters. Her renderings
of dogs shows extraordinary knowledge of the inner thinking of animals and how they express their feelings. She
is a syndicated cartoonist, an illustrator and an author.
DOGS IN THE HOOD BOW-WOW IN THEIR CD DEBUT!
DOGS IN THE HOOD: A HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA has just been released for the holiday season. This talented ensemble
of singers, actors and musicians pool their talents, howls and barks to provide a new concept in family entertainment:
songs and stories from the “Dog’s point of view.” Arranged in diverse musical styles, there is music
for everyone on this CD. Rap, Classical, Latino, storytelling, smooth jazz—all of your favorite holiday tunes re-arranged
with funny new lyrics and a great beat.
OREEN ZEITLIN, Creator and Producer of DOGS IN THE HOOD, teamed up with musical director IAN FINKEL for this fun-filled
musical romp with the dogs. Actor FYVUSH FINKEL of Fox’s BOSTON PUBLIC sings of how two dogs saved the Maccabees
and created the holiday of Chanukah. The 12 Dogs of Christmas, Howl-le-lu-yah Chorus and The Little Beagle Dog
are some of your favorite Christmas tunes revisited. Walkin’ in a Whippet Wonderland and Sleigh Ride help to bring
in the Holiday cheer. Kwanzaa teaches us about the special Afro-American holiday celebration.
Manufacturer: Bid Daddy Music
Type: Holiday Pet-Themed Music CD
Size: 17 fabulous tracks